8. IT Directors
What They Do: IT directors oversee the use of technology throughout an organisation, including its development and implementation. They work in all sectors and may be employed by law firms, charitable organisations, finance companies and local or national government.
What They Earn: A career in IT would be an excellent move, considering that it’s one of the fastest growing industries and professionals are in constant demand. The average annual salary for IT directors is AED 720,000 (£151,782).
How to Become One: A bachelor’s degree in IT or computer science is essential, as is a minimum of 10 to 12 years’ experience in the field.